His latest work, “Pol Pot Solved the Leprosy Problem: Remembering Colonial and Post-Colonial Worlds”, is a memoir of his days as a young diplomat in Phnom Penh between 1959 and 1961.
The Swiss doctor was a well-known figure in Cambodia having founded Kantha Bopha in 1992.
Kem Sokha, who faces controversial treason charges, has been released on bail due to poor health and following international outcry, but will remain under house arrest.
Brian Eyler is an expert on transboundary issues in the Mekong region and China’s economic relationship with Southeast Asia.
Cambodia placed 24th out of 37 competing teams in the games’ medal table this year, with 46 athletes competing in 13 categories.
The government of Prime Minister Hun Sen, who has ruled for 33 years, began a crackdown late last year on opposition parties.
Poor control of antibiotics has raised the risk of deadly drug resistance developing in Cambodia
The UNDP works with the Cambodian government, civil society groups, community organizations, aid agencies, donors, and the private sector.
A report by a Singapore-based consultancy firm does offer some solutions.
The award recognized Chhang’s work in preserving the memory of the Khmer Rouge mass killings and lifelong mission to work on a process of restorative justice, the statement added.